Dixon Middle School

Dixon Middle School serves 834 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the UT average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 23%.
Dixon Middle School operates within the Provo School District.

Overview

The student population of 834 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 834 students
Dixon Middle School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Dixon Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Dixon Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (UT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 21:1
Dixon Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Dixon Middle School Asian (1988-2011)
Hispanic
35%
15%
Dixon Middle School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
1%
Dixon Middle School Black (1994-2012)
White
58%
77%
Dixon Middle School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Dixon Middle School Sch Ethnicity Dixon Middle School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.54 0.38
Dixon Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
51%
37%
Dixon Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
15%
11%
Dixon Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 15,030 students has grown by 11% over five years.
School District Name Provo School District
Number of Schools
Managed
24
1
Number of Students Managed 15,030 642
District Total Revenue $112 MM $4 MM
District Spending $104 MM $4 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,248 $6,813
Provo  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,706 $7,783
Provo  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Early Childhood Ed Center (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Early Childhood Ed Center (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Timpanogos School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Provo Timpanogos School
    449 North 500 West
    Provo , UT , 84601
    (801)374-4955
    0.3  mi  |  628  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Provo Franklin School
    350 South 600 West
    Provo , UT , 84601
    (801)374-4925
    0.5  mi  |  501  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Provo Early Childhood Ed Center
    Special Education School
    815 North 800 West
    Provo , UT , 84604
    (801)374-8074
    Special Education School
    0.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Provo Freedom Academy
    Charter School
    1190 West 900 North
    Provo , UT , 84604
    (801)437-3100
    Charter School
    0.8  mi  |  697  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Provo Eschool@provo School District
    280 West 940 North
    Provo , UT , 84604
    (801)374-4814
    0.8  mi  |  76  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended March 16, 2012 - I love this school so much. It has helped my child in so many ways I have no idea what this parent is talking about. Nowhere in the school is there pornography, and if there were that I haven't seen I am sure they would totally do something about it. I recommend this school fr lots and lots of children and teens. Please check the school out yourself, and you will see. I PROMISE. Thanks. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended May 18, 2009 - This school does not notify parents of childrens problems until it is too late to fix anything. They put the "bad" kids into programs set up to fail. The language as you walk down the hall is horrible with no teacher involvement. The clothing is torn and dirty on many kids with teachers not caring. Not to mention some of the actions were to say the least pornographic. - Posted by Parent

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